Julie Anne Wight is a screenwriter and children’s book author with credits on season 1-3 of the Urban Movie Channel original TV drama series “5th Ward” and on over forty illustrated, e-published children’s books for the storybook app, FarFaria, including the award-winning “Sofia’s Flower,” recipient of the Royal Palm Literary Award. Her feature comedy screenplay, “My Clone’s an A-Hole,” is currently in development with National Lampoon.
Julie began her career as a radio copywriter, and has since gone on to be a top finalist in Universal Pictures’ Emerging Writers Fellowship, Final Draft’s Big Break Competition, America’s Newest Scriptwriter and Script Pipeline’s Film and TV Writing Competitions, as well as a Quarterfinalist in the prestigious Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting. As a director, she’s directed several short films, web series episodes, has been mentored by acclaimed director Nancy Meyers, and assisted feature film director Corin Hardy on “The Nun” for New Line Cinema and Warner Brothers. She also freelances as a Story Consultant and an Audio Description Writer, and sits on the Program Advisory Council for the Creative Writing programs at Full Sail University.